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Draw-Tite Front Hitch for the GMC Sierra, 2014

Draw-Tite Front Hitch

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Code:   65056

Retail:$207.50

Price:$136.95


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Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - GMC Sierra, 2014

Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your GMC Sierra with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more.

Features:

  • Front-mount hitch provides attachment point for hitch-mounted accessories
    • Winch, spare tire carrier, snowplow, cargo carrier and more
    • No more blindly backing trailer in - just hook it up and drive it forward
  • Custom fit is designed specifically for your GMC Sierra
  • Computer-aided, fully welded steel construction ensures strength and durability
  • Tested Tough - safety and reliability criteria exceed industry standards
  • Easy, bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Made in USA

Specs:

  • Line pull: 9,000 lbs
  • Vertical load: 500 lbs
  • Gross trailer weight: 5,000 lbs
  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite's Tested Tough program provides testing standards far superior to those outlined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the go-to source for engineering professionals.



Each Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver undergoes extensive fatigue testing and static testing with the ball mount that is either supplied or recommended for use with that particular hitch, thus ensuring results that are applicable to real life use. Fatigue testing is also conducted on hitches rated for use with weight-distribution systems.


In addition, Draw-Tite performs static testing on a simulated automobile, as opposed to the rigid fixture used for SAE testing, resulting in a more true-to-life scenario.



etrailer.com Technical Support

At etrailer.com we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your hitch. The technicians at etrailer perform hitch installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.

65056 Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"




Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2 - 65056

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.0 out of 5 stars   (6 Customer Reviews)




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ratingratingratingratingrating by: JimM02/20/2013

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The hitch arrived on time and in good shape. The install wasn't quite as easy as anticipated. The biggest issue was that the front air dam on my 2011 Chevy Silverado 3500 is pretty low and it limited my ability to move around under the truck. I could have put it up on blocks, but I decided to just deal with the limited space. The cutout of the front fascia was pretty straight forward. Once that was done, I used a floor jack to get the hitch up in place. It was difficult to line up the front holes on the hitch with those in the frame. After much up/down & back/forth I was able to get the original bolts through. The back holes were much easier at that point. One thing that would have been nice to include would have been a wire pig tail to pull the back bolts through the cutout in the frame. Fortunately I had one left over from another project and it made getting the back bolts through a breeze. Before torqueing the nuts down I noticed the hitch did not line up perpendicularly. It is slightly tilted to the rear. I took out as much of the tilt as possible before torqueing the nuts down. I don’t think the tilt will be an issue as I’m going to use the hitch to mount a Yakima Dry Dock for my kayaks, but Draw-tite should take another look at their specs and see if any changes are in order. The attached picture gives you a veiw of the tilt. I used the Curt license plate holder for my front plate since the fascia cutout was in the location where the plate used to reside. 67098


Comments

JimM commented on 0220/2013 his Draw-Tite 65056 did not align perpendicularly to his truck upon installation. Has Draw-Tite resolved this mis-alignment issue? Also, does Draw-Tite include wire pigtails to fish the rear bolts through the bracket after the hitch is positioned?I want to purchase this hitch and install on my 2012 Silverado 2500HD but do not want the mis-alignment issues referenced by JimM.Thank you, Kelvin

comment by: KelvinB - 6/10/2013


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Jims review is the only time we have heard of this, seemingly an isolated incident. Of course if you have ordered one that has a fit issue, please give us a call so we can help correct it. Draw-Tite does not include the fish-wires on this application. Since the hitch has to be in position before the hardware goes into the frame, a fish-wire would be of limited help though some would prefer. We do have them available individually, in this case, 1/2 inch bolts, 80101-1.

Patrick B - 6/10/2013





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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ken11/26/2013

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Purchased this item for my 2011 2500 HD Silverado. With hitch receiver in place 2" receiver is tilted back out of level tremendously. 2" receiver doesn't protrude past bumper fascia enough to even get pin through bar. Hole is behind plastic fascia. Already had a brush guard in place and had to widen front mount by 1/2" to accommodate existing brackets. Don't know how this product is advertised to fit my model truck its unleveled and short after installation. 108521



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: KiMO01/11/2012

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Delivered by UPS in flawless condition. FedEx has damaged everything I've order thus far and was glad to see a UPS truck for a change. Packaged by etrailer logo outside to withstand practically anything. I removed this very heavy front end hitch with a thick smooth paint job, hardware accounted for and attachment boxed separately so as not to strike the product. As for the quality of this hitch, exceptional! Built tough for a GMC Sierra 2500HD, 4x4 that will see strong duty up to 9000 lbs of wenching as designed. Impressive item, excellent construction, outstanding packaging is proof that etrailer value their customers. Thanks.29518



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Name09/03/2013

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Everything worked out great. Thanks! 97928



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike07/21/2013

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Perfect fit no adjustments needed . Even directions for cutting bumper were correct90755



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: bob c12/22/2011

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very easy install. fit like a glove to existing frame holes. instructions were cleas and to the point28538



Ask the Experts about this Draw-Tite Front Hitch
Expert Answers about Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - 65056                                             Do you have a question about this Front Hitch?


  • What Fascia Trimming is Required to Install the Draw-Tite Front Mount Hitch on a 2011 Chevrolet 3500
  • The front fascia trimming that is required to install the Draw-Tite Front Mount Hitch, # 65056, on your 2011 Chevrolet 3500 is detailed in the installation instructions that I have linked for you. Basically, you will need to drill a square hole that is 3-1/4 inches by 3-1/4 inches. To begin measuring for the cutout, you will want to measure from the tow hook bolt center to the ground. Next, subtract 4-1/8 inches from that measurement, this will be the distance from the ground to the bottom o
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  • Front Hitch Recommendation for a 2014 Chevy Silverado 3500
  • For a similar front hitch that I can show you how far it will stick out in font of your bumper, which will let you see how easily it would be to pin, check out the Curt Front Hitch part # C31023. I attached a couple pics as well to show you what it will look like once installed. I also attached installation instructions and an install video. Most likely the Draw Tite Hitch # 65056 that you referenced would be pretty easy to pin as well, but since we have not had the chance to install this
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